Things to do in New York: This Holiday Season Brings NY Events to the New York City like the Lighting of the Menorah that are Favorites Among New York Visitors and Locals.
New York City is all about diversity, and what better way to honor the different cultures in New York than by celebrating one of New York’s largest religious groups at the NY Events like the Lighting of the Menorah in Central Park?
During each night of Hanukkah, come to NY Events in New York’s Central Park like the Lighting of the Menorah. The Central Park Menorah is the largest in the world, measuring 32 feet tall, and is one of the most anticipated Things to do in New York during Hanukkah.
New York Visitors who come to see the menorah lighting delight in folk dancing and sufganioyot (holiday jelly donuts) too!
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The miracle of Hanukkah comes alive for children at holiday NY Events like the Lighting of the Menorah. They look up at the 4,000 pound golden candelabra with wonder, as it stands as a focal point on the corner of 5th Avenue and 59th Street in Central Park.
Menorah-lighting festivities typically begin at 5:30 p.m. on most nights, but plan to arrive early so you can get a good view. The wicks of the menorah are actually oil lamps, which are lit each night with the assistance of a crane.
Things to do in New York like this fun New York Event feature delicious food like latkes and yummy beverages, and is located near the Jewish Museum, where an exciting Hanukkah art program entertains kids from noon to 4 p.m. on select afternoons.
In accordance with Jewish law, the menorah is lit at 3:45 p.m. on the Friday before the Sabbath starts, and at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday evening when the Sabbath ends.
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